Need help with FalconStats?
Click the “chat” button below for chat support from the developer who created it, or find similar developers for support.

About the developer

441 Stars 26 Forks MIT License 74 Commits 8 Opened issues

Services available


Need anything else?

Contributors list



Original reddit post on /r/unixporn by @hermannbjorgvin



  • Linux
  • nodejs and nodejs package manager (npm)


  1. Clone into some Folder
  git clone
  1. Enter Folder
cd FalconStats
  1. Install Globally to get the Binaries avaiable
npm install -g
  1. SymLink into the
    folder in Ubuntu (see).
ln -s falcon-motd /etc/update-motd.d/falconstats
  1. Run the Auto-Configuration

Interactive Configuration

For interactive configuration run

node init.js

You can always view or edit your config in scripts/config.json

Testrun your motd


Run scripts

You can run all scripts configured in the scripts/config.json using

node start.js

If you want to run them individually, have a look here:

For nodejs files (*.js):

node scripts/[script].js

For shell scripts files (*.sh):

bash scripts/[script].sh
# or
sh scripts/[script].sh
# or
cd scripts


may require root privileges. It defaults to using
. Adding
to your user as a NOPASSWD command is one way to make it work.

Future wishes and pull request offers

If you send me a pull request I offer you to name your github repo next to the feature you have implemented

We are better together

  • First pull request by TechnologyClassroom
  • thank you stevesbrain for checking our dependency list. This can be a pain in the a** sometimes
  • Thank you MrPowerMac for suggesting this project a licence. Now we are truly open source.
  • J-tt added a logo to our project 🎉
  • Thank you DSigmund for your startup script. It is very helpful!

We use cookies. If you continue to browse the site, you agree to the use of cookies. For more information on our use of cookies please see our Privacy Policy.